ST. LOUIS, MO – Stanford withstood a late barrage from Kansas’ Conner Frankamp to hold on to a 60-57 victory, sending the Cardinal into the Sweet 16. Despite going 0-9 from behind the arc, Stanford won with a strong defensive performance that held the Jayhawks to 32 percent shooting from the field. Four of Stanford’s starting five scored in the double-digits, led by Dwight Powell with 15.
The Jayhawks were paced by Tarik Black who chipped in 18, but otherwise found scoring hard to come by, with the freshman Frankamp the second highest on the team with 12 points.
Kevin Kugler and Jim Jackson called the action on WestwoodOne Sports.
(Stanford jumps out to an early lead)
(Kansas takes the lead at the first half buzzer with a Connor Frankamp three)
(Stanford scores off a turnover-filled back and forth sequence)
(Perry Ellis slams it home to tie it up at 49)
(Stanford’s Anthony Brown gets fouled and heads to the line with a chance to ice the game)
(Frankamp hits two threes in the final seconds to bring Jawhawks within two)
(Final call as Kansas heads down the court with a chance to tie)
(Postgame interview with Stanford’s head coach Johnny Dawkins)
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